March 2013

Some Surprises As Opening Day Roster Takes Shape

March 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets made some moves yesterday to clear out the 40-man roster in preparation for Opening Day. Here’s what happened: The Mets exposed Darin Gorski and Reese Havens to the waiver wire to clear two more spots. Both cleared waivers and are headed to the minors, according to Adam Rubin. In a [...]

Johan Santana Out For Year With Re-Torn Anterior Capsule

March 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Well, if there was a worst-case scenario for the Mets and Johan Santana: this is it. Sandy Alderson announced on SNY this evening that Santana has likely re-torn his anterior capsule in his left shoulder. This is the exact same injury Santana suffered a few years ago that forced him to have surgery [...]

LaTroy Hawkins Makes Team, Pedro Feliciano Does Not

March 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Due to a deadline in his contract, the Mets had to inform right-hander LaTroy Hawkins of whether or not he made the team today. A source told ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin that Hawkins has been told he has made the major league bullpen. He will make a $1 million base salary for making the [...]

Breaking Down The 2013 Mets Schedule

March 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Mets will play 162 games this season, just like every other team in baseball. However, unlike in other leagues, their schedule is unique. Major League Baseball does not have a balanced schedule, so each team’s schedule is a bit harder or a bit easier than others. Now that we are just [...]

Mets Demote Six More, Making Opening Day Roster Clearer

March 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets sent down six more players today, including top catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud. D’arnaud, 24, was having an excellent spring, hitting .355/.432/.484 with four doubles in 15 games played. He was expected to be optioned to Triple-A sometime before Opening Day, but his [...]

Outfield Prospect Matt den Dekker Breaks Wrist

March 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Matt Den Dekker injured his right wrist in this afternoon’s 9-4 loss to the tigers in Port St. Lucie attempting to make a diving catch in center field. It turns out that his wrist is broken and he is being sent to New York to determine whether he needs surgery on the wrist. Den Dekker, [...]

2013 Mets Projection: Scott Atchison, RHP

March 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets made possibly their most underrated signings of the offseason in late-January when they signed right-handed relief pitcher Scott Atchison to a minor league contract. Atchison, 36, has bounced around baseball in his 14-year professional career. He came out of TCU as a starting pitcher in [...]
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